AMERICAN WORKSHOP BLOG

Happy Holidays from American Workshop!

We just wanted to take a minute and wish everyone a very Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas! We want to thank everyone who has walked through our doors, liked us on Facebook, and followed us on Instagram in 2015. Your support has not gone unnoticed and we truly... read more

Pine Record Crate (And The Top 10 Records In It)

A couple weeks ago I picked up my record holder. As soon as I got it up to my waist the bottom fell out of it. COME ON! I watched my records crash to the ground and I feared the worst. Luckily, none of my records broke and I quickly gathered them up. I had wanted a... read more

The Flag: A Woodworking Short Film

Forty-Five years ago, my Great Grandfather’s flag went missing. No one seemed to have any idea where it went. But when my great uncle passed away, while cleaning out his house, we found the flag. We began to discuss what we should do with this flag, and I came... read more

The Flag Preview

We are excited show a sneak peak of our new woodworking short film “The Flag”. The full video will be released on Wednesday December 9th. But until then, enjoy this preview! read more

Black Friday At American Workshop

Are you ready for Black Friday? We are! I hope that you can make it over to American Workshop on Black Friday because we are going to be doing some pretty cool demos just in time for the holiday season. The first demo we are going to do is show you how to make a 6... read more

Lego Coat Rack

I know what you’re thinking…what’s with all the Lego stuff? Hey, Legos are hot right now. Plus, in between making other projects, I whipped this up and decided to post it. It is a simple project that you can do in an afternoon and the kids will dig... read more

Throwback Thursday: Circa 1986

While going through old photographs, I came across this one. Dad and me, circa 1986. This photo makes me laugh because there are about 10-12 interior design disasters in this one photograph. I mean wood paneling? And it doesn’t even look like nice wood. It could... read more

The Concrete and Walnut Table

So the video comes out tomorrow, but I wanted to give everyone a sneak peek at the table itself. This table took about 7 months to finally complete because other issues on other projects kept popping up that we had to take care of. I think if we could have just... read more

The Makers: Jen Woodhouse

Do you ever feel that some people have more hours in their day than you? You just sit back and wonder how they do it all. Jen Woodhouse is one of those people. Not only is she an accomplished singer/songwriter, but she is also runs the DIY blog “The House of... read more

Modern Meets Old School: The Trailer

We are so excited to be debuting this video this Thursday! It seems like it has taken forever to finish, but it is done. I wanted to give everyone a sneek peek at it so without further adieu, here is the preview for Modern Meets Old School: The Concrete and Walnut... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bubinga Table Build

About 4 years ago we had the opportunity to work with a very special piece of wood. Normally, American Workshop is a place where you can come and work on YOUR projects, but we do build some custom pieces sometimes. This project was for an individual who wanted a new... read more